Archive for the Education Category

James Meredith, No Gay-To-Straight Therapy And Happy Birthday CD!

Posted in Around The World, Education, Government, Law, Social Issues, Technology, United States on 01/10/2012 by 1812

Fifty years ago today, James Meredith became the first black student admitted to the University of Mississippi.

California is the first state in America to pass a law banning a form of therapy directed at changing a minor’s sexual orientation from gay to straight.

The compact disc turns 30 today.

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Student Debt, Hold The Milk And Creating American Jobs Via H-1B Visas?

Posted in Around The World, Education, Entertainment, Food And Drink, Government, Science, Technology, United States on 27/09/2012 by 1812

Analysis of government data by the Pew Research Centers shows one in five U.S. households is burdened by student debt.

Some scientists say milk proteins may make it hard for the body to absorb tea’s health benefits.

The U.S. Congress is being called upon by Microsoft to create 20,000 new H-1B visas, with the long-term goal filling those jobs with Americans.

 

 

Making Their Voices Heard In Singapore, “Zombie Bees” And Ready For College?

Posted in Around The World, Bees, Education, Social Issues, United States on 24/09/2012 by 1812

Despite Singapore’s government still being able to detain its citizens indefinitely, former prisoners are now speaking out.

A “zombie bee”  is actually a honeybee that’s been infected by a parasitic fly that causes the bees to lurch around erratically and drop dead.

According to the College Board’s latest findings, only 43% of the class of 2012 could achieve a B-minus average in their first year of college.

Value Of Education, Chimney Rock And New Tool For Police.

Posted in Education, Monuments, Photography, Police, Social Issues, Technology, United States, Women on 21/09/2012 by 1812

Having grown up homeless, with a mother who was in and out of prison, Tierra Jackson is a shining example of how important education is.

Chimney Rock in southwestern Colorado is the United States’ newest national monument.

A few police officers with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s department are now armed with point and shoot cameras.

 

Ruben Van Kempen, New Number 1 Killer And Waving Goodbye To The Champs-Élysées?

Posted in Around The World, Ceremonies, Children, Diseases, Drama, Economy, Education, Health, Retail, United States on 17/09/2012 by 1812

Ruben Van Kempen has certainly left his mark over the last 30 years as director of Roosevelt High School’s drama program, and will be inducted into the Educational Theatre Association’s Hall of Fame.

The new number one killer of U.S. Latinos is cancer.

According to one French writer, the Champs-Élysées is an avenue that does not “exist in the minds of Parisians.”

 

 

 

 

 

Lady Pens, Mandatory Mandarin And Sauti Sol.

Posted in Around The World, Business, Education, Language, Music, United States, Women on 08/09/2012 by 1812

Bic has released a new line of pens designed exclusively for women.

Within a few years, every student in some Georgia schools will be required to learn Mandarin.

Sauti Sol is now the most popular band in Kenya.

Rahmaniya, Allen Eagle Stadium And Veiled Presentation.

Posted in Around The World, Children, Education, Government, Money, Social Issues, Sport, Television, Women on 03/09/2012 by 1812

Despite death threats from her brother, Rahmaniya continues going to school.

The Allen Eagle High School football team is now playing its home games in a brand new $60 million stadium.

For the first time in half a century, a woman has presented the news on Egyptian state television while wearing a hijab.

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